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CFTC Finalizes Rule to Exclude Swaps with Municipal Utilities From $25 Million De Minimis Swap Dealer Threshold

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Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has published its final rule to exclude most swaps used for hedging purposes by municipal and other governmental utilities from counting against the $25 million swap dealer de minimis threshold that currently applies to swap dealing activities with “special entities” (i.e., governmental organizations, pension plans, and endowments). The final rule closely resembles the […] Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2014

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Hedge Fund and its Partner and Lawyer Fail on Motion to Dismiss for Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Litigation A case against a hedge fund, and one of its partners and in-house counsel, related to actions at a portfolio company and alleging breach of fiduciary duties survived a motion to... Read more →

by   |   October 5, 2014

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SEC Says Use IP Addresses to Control Intrastate Offerings

Public Companies and Securities In a new CDI, the SEC indicates it may be possible to use IP addresses to control internet communications so that offers are made only in one state and qualify for the intrastate... Read more →

by   |   October 2, 2014

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Federal Insurance Office Issues Second Annual Report

Insurance The office of the Treasury Department known as the Federal Insurance Office, or FIO, released its second Annual Report on the Insurance Industry.  Under the Dodd-Frank Wall... Read more →

by   |   September 28, 2014